American Catholic History Classroom
from Catholic University of America
Centers at CRRA Institutions
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Photo: Sister Mary Aquinas Kinskey applying a little glue to the model P-38 which hangs from the ceiling of her classroom at Catholic University, where she taught aeronautics. 1943. Photographer: Ann Roesener. Public Domain. Source: Wikimedia Commons. Learn more about Sr. Mary Aquinas.
Catholic Education from the USCCB
"Catholic education addresses the development of the whole person through spiritual and academic formation based on the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The mission of Catholic education provides a particular environment for the New Evangelization by presenting the Gospel anew within the school and parish communities." USCCB Website
Catholic Education: A Call to Conscience
Below you can download a PDF of a position paper, produced by a meeting at St. John's University, New York, of Deans of Schools of Education or Education Departments from 19 Catholic colleges and universities from around the country as they wrestle with the problems of waning interest in and support for Catholic primary and secondary schools.
At Georgetown University
Do Catholic Schools Matter? (2014)
Catholicism on Campus (2010)
Longer-Term Effects of Attending a Catholic College (2010)
Primary Trends, Challenges, and Outlook: A Special Report on US Catholic Elementary Schools, 2000-2005 (2006)
Ecclesiastical Faculties and Canonical Degree Programs in the United States (2006)
The Impact of Catholic Campus Ministry on the Beliefs and Worship Practices of U.S. Catholics (2005)
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